Coast Guard saves 6-foot Leatherback sea turtle trapped in fishing line off Maine coast

Coast Guard saves 6-foot Leatherback sea turtle trapped in fishing line off Maine coast
A small-boat crew deployed from the Coast Guard Cutter Campbell untangles a 6-foot long Leatherback turtle from fishing line 15 miles off Cape Elizabeth, Maine, Sept. 20, 2015.  U.S. Coast Guard photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued a Leatherback sea turtle entangled in fishing gear Sunday approximately 15 miles south of Cape Elizabeth, Maine. A good Samaritan notified the Coast Guard Cutter Campbell...

Coast Guard crews assist entangled Leatherback sea turtle

Coast Guard crews assist entangled Leatherback sea turtle
BOSTON — A Coast Guard Station Provincetown, Mass., 25-Foot Defender Class Boat crew assisted in disentangling a Leatherback sea turtle near Truro, Mass., Monday. Watchstanders from the Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England Command Center received a report from a Good Samaritan stating he found an entangled sea turtle in lobster gear near Truro at approximately 1:40 p.m. Monday. A Station Provincetown...